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[Correspondence of the Richmond Dispatch]Incendiarism in Carroll county. Hillsville,Carroll, Co, Va, Dec. 21 Last night, about one o'clock, fire was discovered in a law office adjoining a block of storehouses; and the man who fired the house was seen to run from there by the time the alarm was given. The fire had got under such headway that it could not be stopped. Messrs J. B. Johnson's, James Early's, and C. G. Elliott's storehouses, were laid in ashes. The contents were mostly saved. Had it not been for the masterly exertions of the citizens half of our village would have been consumed. We think the villain has been arrested-a man by the name of Stitwell, a native of this county, but for the last four years he has been in Ohio. His trial has not come off yet. F